Indiana vs NSA: New Bill Would Ban “Material Support or Resources”

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2015 – With Congress not only failing to rein in National Security Agency (NSA) spying, but actually expanding its power in a recent funding bill, many privacy activists are looking to the states to take action to block warrantless surveillance programs. A bill filed this week in Indiana would not only support efforts to turn of NSA’s water in Utah, but have some practical effect in the Hoosier State should it pass.

Details

ACTION ALERT: Support Washington State Bill to Nullify Federal Hemp Ban

SB5012, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state of Washington, was introduced on Jan. 12 by State Senators Brian Hatfield (D-Raymond) and Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside). It will need to pass through the Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Committee before the full senate can vote on this bill.

Details